Famous People Born In 1871

Discover the most famous people born in 1871. The list includes people like Ernest Rutherford, Marcel Proust, Rosa Luxemburg, Cordell Hull, James Weldon Johnson and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include political leaders, poets, psychologists and journalists born in 1871. This list includes people from France, United States, United Kingdom & Germany and many more countries.

Orville WrightOrville Wright
19th August, American
Co-inventor of First Successful Airplane
Rosa LuxemburgRosa Luxemburg
5th March, German, Polish
Marxist Theorist

Marcel ProustMarcel Proust
10th July, French
French novelist

Ernest RutherfordErnest Rutherford
30th August, New Zealander, British
Physicist, Chemist

James Weldon JohnsonJames Weldon Johnson
17th June, American
Author

Friedrich EbertFriedrich Ebert
4th February, German
Politician
Cordell HullCordell Hull
2nd October, American
Secretary of State, USA

Paul ValeryPaul Valery
30th October, French
Poet

Jack Butler YeatsJack Butler Yeats
29th August, Irish, British
Irish artist
Grazia DeleddaGrazia Deledda
27th September, Italian
Nobel Laureate in Literature

François Auguste Victor GrignardVictor Grignard
6th May, French
Chemist
Guangxu EmperorGuangxu Emperor
14th August, Chinese
Emperor of China

Karl LiebknechtKarl Liebknecht
13th January, German
Lawyer

Ioannis MetaxasIoannis Metaxas
12th April, Greek
Politician, Officer, Military personnel

Stephen CraneStephen Crane
1st November, American
Writer, Journalist, Poet, Baseball player,

Pietro BadoglioPietro Badoglio
28th September, Italian
Prime Minister
Emily CarrEmily Carr
13th December, Canadian
Painter, Autobiographer

Pop WarnerPop Warner
5th April, American
Football coach

Theodore DreiserTheodore Dreiser
27th August, American
Novelist

David Beatty, 1st Earl BeattyDavid Beatty, 1st Earl Beatty
17th January, Irish, British
Politician, Military personnel
Arthur GriffithArthur Griffith
31st March, Irish
Former President of Dáil Éireann

Guillermo KahloGuillermo Kahlo
26th October, Mexican
Photographer
Albert LebrunAlbert Lebrun
29th August, French
Politician

W. H. DaviesW. H. Davies
3rd July, Welsh
British poet

John Millington SyngeJohn Millington Synge
16th April, Irish
Playwright, Poet
John ChilembweJohn Chilembwe
31st May, Malawian
Pastor

Baroness Mary VetseraBaroness Mary Vetsera
19th March, Austrian
Noblewomen
Charles Freer AndrewsCharles Freer Andrews
12th February, British
Priest

Heinrich MannHeinrich Mann
27th March, Czech
Novelist

Lesya UkrainkaLesya Ukrainka
25th February, Ukrainian
Writer
Giacomo BallaGiacomo Balla
18th July, Italian
Painter, Sculptor, Composer

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James Craig, 1st Viscount CraigavonJames Craig, 1st Viscount Craigavon
8th January, British, Northern Irish
Politician
Kunikida DoppoKunikida Doppo
30th August, Japanese
Novelist

Nicolae IorgaNicolae Iorga
17th January, Romanian
politician, linguist, geopolitician, poet

John Langalibalele DubeJohn Langalibalele Dube
22nd February, South African
Essayist

Stjepan RadićStjepan Radić
11th June, Croatian
Political
Walter Bradford CannonWalter Bradford Cannon
19th October, American
Physiologist
Gjergj FishtaGjergj Fishta
23rd October, Albanian
Poet

Aarnoud van HeemstraAarnoud van Heemstra
22nd July
Politician

Sergei BulgakovSergei Bulgakov
28th June, Russian
Theologian

František KupkaFrantišek Kupka
23rd September, Czech
Artist
Alexander von ZemlinskyAlexander von Zemlinsky
14th October, Austrian
Composer

Maurice GarinMaurice Garin
3rd March, French, Italian
Bicycler

William SternWilliam Stern
29th April, German
Psychologist

Georges RouaultGeorges Rouault
27th May, French
Curator, Painter, Graphic artist

William McDougallWilliam McDougall
22nd June, British
psychologist, university teacher
Lyonel FeiningerLyonel Feininger
17th July, American
Painter, Artist

Émile BorelÉmile Borel
7th January, French
Mathematician, Politician, University teacher
Fielding H. YostFielding H. Yost
30th April, American
American Football Player

Ernst ZermeloErnst Zermelo
27th July, German
Mathematician, Philosopher, University teacher

Oscar Stanton De PriestOscar Stanton De Priest
9th March, American
American Politician
Leonid AndreyevLeonid Andreyev
21st August, Russian
playwright, writer, journalist, lawyer

Florine StettheimerFlorine Stettheimer
19th August, American
Painter
Claus SchillingClaus Schilling
5th July, German
Military physician, Non-fiction writer

Seebohm RowntreeSeebohm Rowntree
7th July, British
Researcher

Margaret Floy WashburnMargaret Floy Washburn
25th July, American
Psychologist

John SloanJohn Sloan
2nd August, American
Artist

Hubert Cecil BoothHubert Cecil Booth
4th July, British
Engineer
Newton D. BakerNewton D. Baker
3rd December, American
Politician

Lottie DodLottie Dod
24th September, British
Tennis Player

Louise-Rose-Etiennette GerardLouise-Rose-Etiennette Gerard
5th April, French
 

Christian MorgensternChristian Morgenstern
6th May, German
Poet, Writer, Translator, Literary editor,
Samuel Hopkins AdamsSamuel Hopkins Adams
26th January, American
Author

Kōtoku ShūsuiKōtoku Shūsui
5th November, Japanese
Social leader
Florence SabinFlorence R. Sabin
9th November, American
Medical Scientist

Jovan DučićJovan Dučić
17th February, Bosnian, Serbian
Poet

Luisa TetrazziniLuisa Tetrazzini
29th June, Italian
Soprano Singer
Willem MengelbergWillem Mengelberg
28th March, Dutch
Conductor

Frederick Pethick-Lawrence, 1st Baron Pethick-LawrenceFrederick Pethick-Lawrence, 1st Baron Pethick-Lawrence
28th December, British
Politician
Luigi SturzoLuigi Sturzo
26th November, Italian
Priest

José Enrique RodóJosé Enrique Rodó
15th July, Uruguayan
Essayist

Clarence Hudson WhiteClarence Hudson White
8th April, American
Photographer
Dun Karm PsailaDun Karm Psaila
18th October, Maltese
Priest

Cyrus AveryCyrus Avery
31st August, American
Public servant
Shiga KiyoshiShiga Kiyoshi
7th February, Japanese
Physician

John Henry TaylorJohn Henry Taylor
19th March, British
Professional Golfer

Olga PreobrajenskaOlga Preobrajenska
2nd February, Russian
Ballerina

Erich von TschermakErich von Tschermak
15th November, Austrian
Agronomist
Ovide DecrolyOvide Decroly
23rd July, Belgian
Teacher
Lee ShubertLee Shubert
25th March, American
Theatrical producer

Ralph HodgsonRalph Hodgson
9th September, British
Poet

Giovanni GiorgiGiovanni Giorgi
27th November, Italian
Physicist

Camille HuysmansCamille Huysmans
26th May, Belgian
Politician
Vernon L. ParringtonVernon L. Parrington
3rd August, American
Literary historian

Howard Taylor RickettsHoward Taylor Ricketts
9th February, American
Pathologist

B.M. BowerB.M. Bower
15th November, American
Author

Harriet Boyd HawesHarriet Boyd Hawes
11th October, American
Archaeologist

Emiliano Chamorro VargasEmiliano Chamorro Vargas
11th May, Nicaraguan
Political Leader
Edgar J. GoodspeedEdgar J. Goodspeed
23rd October, American
Theologian

Louise HomerLouise Homer
30th April, American
Singer
Alexander Alexeyevich GorskyAlexander Alexeyevich Gorsky
6th August, Russian
Choreographer

Lugenia Burns HopeLugenia Burns Hope
19th February, American
Social reformer
Eleanor Clarke SlagleEleanor Clarke Slagle
13th October, American
Social worker
Sakai ToshihikoSakai Toshihiko
15th January, Japanese
Writer